Report & Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art
Taylor & Francis, 1868 - Architecture
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Page 251 - ABTU is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.
Page 138 - The tide did now its flood-mark gain, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from continent to isle ; Dry-shod, o'er sands, twice every day, The pilgrims to the shrine find way ; Twice every day, the waves efface Of staves and sandall'd feet the trace.
Page 75 - All hail, great master! grave sir, hail ! I come To answer thy best pleasure ; be't to fly, To swim, to dive into the fire, to ride On the curl'd clouds ; to thy strong bidding, task Ariel, and all his quality.
Page 262 - Our outward life requires them not — Then wherefore had they birth ? — To minister delight to man, To beautify the earth ; To comfort man — to whisper hope, Whene'er his faith is dim, For who so careth for the flowers Will much more care for him ! Mary Howitt.
Page 510 - Sed me Parnassi deserta per ardua dulcis Raptat amor; juvat ire jugis. qua nulla priorum Castaliam molli devertitur orbita clivo.
Page 301 - In chase of him ; whereat 1 waked in terror, And saw the sea before me, and the book, In which I had been reading, at my side.
Page 286 - Beauty, Good, and Knowledge, are three sisters That doat upon each other, friends to man, Living together under the same roof, And never can be sunder'd without tears.
Page 301 - the waters of the deep Gathering upon us"; quickening then the pace Of the unwieldy creature he bestrode, He left me: I called after him aloud; He heeded not; but, with his twofold charge Still in his grasp, before me, full in view, Went hurrying o'er the illimitable waste, With the fleet waters of a drowning world...
Page 76 - The charms to work do straight begin, And he was caught as in a gin ; For as he thus was busy, A pain he in his head-piece feels, Against a stubbed tree he reels, And up went poor Hobgoblin's heels ; Alas ! his brain was dizzy ! At length upon his feet he gets, Hobgoblin fumes, Hobgoblin frets ; And as again he forward sets, And through the bushes scrambles, A stump doth trip him in his pace ; Down comes poor Hob upon his face, And lamentably tore his case, Amongst the briars and brambles.
Page 284 - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry; to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate science in different parts of the British Empire with one another, and with foreign philosophers ; to obtain a more general attention to the objects of science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.